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Mail Packets of 1862 - Quebec and Liverpool for 1862

Return of Passages, number of Passengers and Cargoes of the Montreal Ocean Steamship Company, under contract for the conveyance of the Mails from Liverpool to Quebec, and from Quebec to Liverpool; from 17th April, 1862, to 29th November, 1862
(from the annual report of the Postmaster General in Sessional Papers, 26 Victoria 1863 (1)).

Steamship Captain Left Liverpool Arrived at Quebec Passage No. of Passengers Left Quebec Arrived at Liverpool Passage No. of Passengers
Days Hours Days Hours
North American Burgess Apr 17 Apr 30 12 17 281 May 10 May 21 10 21 193
Nova Scotian Ballantine Apr 24 May 10 15 12 352 May 17 May 30 12 21 109
Jura Aiton (Alton) May 1 May 13 11 16 344 May 24 June 4 10 11 200
Anglo-Saxon Graham May 8 May 23 14 6 379 May 31 June 11 10 22 122
Hibernian Grange May 15 May 29 13 18 439 June 7 June 18 10 22 375
Bohemian Borland May 22 June 6 14 22 351 June 14 June 25 10 18 143
North American Burgess May 29 June 11 12 8 345 June 21 July 2 11 3 147
Nova Scotian Ballantine June 5 June 18 12 19 358 June 28 July 10 12 12 163
Jura Aiton (Alton) June 12 June 25 12 16 290 July 5 July 15 10 6 151
Anglo-Saxon Graham June 19 July 2 12 20 240 July 12 July 23 10 20 410
Hibernian Grange June 26 July 8 12 13 203 July 19 July 29 10 15 214
Norwegian McMaster July 3 July 14 10 10 272 July 26 Aug 5 10 12 93
North American Burgess July 10 July 22 11 14 243 Aug 2 Aug 13 11 13 84
Nova Scotian Ballantine July 17 July 30 12 23 238 Aug 9 Aug 21 11 23 115
Bohemian Borland July 24 Aug 6 12 14 287 Aug 16 Aug 28 12 16 131
Anglo-Saxon Aiton (Alton) July 31 Aug 11 10 17 281 Aug 23 Sept 2 9 18 116
Jura Graham Aug 7 Aug 18 10 22 240 Aug 30 Sept 9 10 6 75
Hibernian Grange Aug 14 Aug 26 11 17 220 Sept 6 Sept 18 11 18 112
North American Burgess Aug 21 Sept 3 12 14 230 Sept 13 Sept 26 13 1 69
Bohemian McMaster Aug 28 Sept 9 11 17 333 Sept 20 Oct 1 10 14 164
Norwegian Borland Sept 4 Sept 17 13 1 431 Sept 27 Oct 8 11 13 130
Nova Scotian Ballantine Sept 11 Sept 25 13 17 329 Oct 4 Oct 16 11 16 258
Anglo-Saxon Graham Sept 18 Sept 30 11 20 226 Oct 11 Oct 23 11 15 220
Jura Aiton (Alton) Sept 25 Oct 7 12 2 170 Oct 18 Oct 28 10 3 162
North American Grange Oct 2 Oct 13 10 21 249 Oct 25 Nov 5 11 9 124
Hibernian Burgess Oct 9 Oct 30 21 4 223 Nov 3 Nov 13 10 13 148
Bohemian Borland Oct 16 Nov 9 25 7 180 Nov 15 Nov 27 12 9 160
Norwegian McMaster Oct 23 Nov 8 15 5 187 Nov 11 Nov 22 11 15 156
Nova Scotian Ballantine Oct 30 Nov 15 16 20 133 Nov 22 Dec 5 13 1 124
Anglo-Saxon Graham Nov 6 Nov 23 16 18 89 Nov 29 Dec 11 12 13 80
Average length of Westward Passages 13 days 14 hours 20 minutes Average length of Eastward Passages 11 days 8 hours 30 minutes


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